5 Security Things to Know for the Week of July 4

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1) Millions of patient health care records are up for sale in the cybercriminal underground.

2) Tens of millions of Android devices are susceptible to shoddy full-disk encryption, and millions more were infected with a malware known as HummingBad. Possibly the worst news of all? A majority of Android devices don't contain the latest security patches.

3) The European Union's executive body is investing some $2 billion in cybersecurity research for its member states.

4) A slew of (now-patched) vulnerabilities in popular security tools may place millions of computers at risk to remote code attacks.

5) Finally, your latest dose of ransomware developments.

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